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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Cooperative Forklift Operator with 17 years of experience lifting and carrying heavy loads using warehouse equipment. Qualified to operate various classes of forklifts and practiced in wide range of heavy equipment. Talented problem-solver with strong ethics, integrity and relationship-building abilities.

Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

Talented [Job Title] with over [Number] years in warehouse environments successful at working quickly in fast-paced, demanding settings. Efficient team player and problem-solver. Possessing top communication and conflict resolution skills.

Skills
  • Inventory reporting
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Warehouse picking
  • Palletizer
  • Manufacturing and warehouse procedures
  • Basic math aptitude
  • Equipment operations
  • Certified Pallet Jack Operator
  • Project management and process analysis
  • Staging and sorting
  • First aid certified
  • Communication and presentation
  • Material sourcing and distribution
  • Supply chain and inventory management
  • Shipping operations
  • OSHA training
  • Deadline-driven
  • Doubles and Triples Endorsements
  • Material handling
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Physically fit and agile
  • Customer-focused
  • Stock allocation
  • Process management
  • Business problem solutions
  • Warehouse Management
  • General construction
  • Loading and unloading
  • RF scanner
  • Warehouse best practices
  • Production deadline management
  • Flatbeds and utility beds
  • Safety awareness
Experience
03/2020 to Current
Lead Forklift Operator Pepsico New Paltz, NY,
  • Minimized number of material moves, reduced backtracking and length of moves and pinpointed best material handling equipment for specific tasks, resulting in optimum deployment.
  • Attached sling and hook devices to lift cargo and guide material loads.
  • Identified and troubleshot issues with equipment and completed basic repairs to restore functionality.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Transported, loaded, unloaded and stacked materials.
  • Operated forklift to transport goods throughout warehouse.
  • Transferred finished goods and products to holding and loading areas.
  • Picked and palletized orders to build delivery loads.
  • Moved pallets of merchandise using electric forklifts and electric pallets.
  • Loaded and unloaded product from flat beds and box trailers.
  • Stored material by moving to appropriate area in warehouse.
  • Moved goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Organized warehouse and arranged items following procedures and safety rules.
  • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Inspected forklift daily before operating, corrected low fluid levels and followed operating procedures, guidelines and safety rules.
  • Recorded count and condition of all cargo received.
  • Consistently met deadlines for loading trailers to meet departure deadlines.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Positioned lifting devices around loaded pallets, skids and boxes to secure materials for transport to designated areas.
  • Followed maps and GPS systems to complete tasks efficiently.
  • Employed hand signals to communicate effectively with coworkers operating transport vehicles and direct movements from floor.
  • Visually assessed materials for conformance to quality standards and shipping orders, removing nonconforming products and reporting for further action.
  • Scheduled or performed needed maintenance on equipment to promote longevity of use.
  • Accurately measured and recorded product weight, dimensions or other production data for use in tag and label creation.
  • Recorded count and condition of all cargo received.
  • Ran automatic packaging machines to process waste and prepare shipments.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Secured loads on pallets to minimize damage and worker injuries.
  • Relocated goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
10/2015 to 07/2020
Forklift Operator The Workplace Group Concord, NH,
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Consistently met deadlines for loading trailers to meet departure deadlines.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Noted and recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
  • Weighed materials and recorded weights on tags, labels and production schedules.
09/2012 to 11/2014
Production MIG Welder Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation Bismarck, ND,
  • Handled equipment and materials following protocols for safe and cost-effective production.
  • Completed welds in flat, horizontal, vertical or overhead positions.
  • Produced smooth and even welds by maintaining consistent approach.
  • Used correct tools, materials and attachments for the specific job.
  • Examined welds to check bead size and other specifications.
  • Checked part compliance against specifications using measuring tools.
  • Set up and operated welding equipment to complete all welding projects on-time.
  • Examined [Type] equipment for defects and compared findings to blueprints, deciding on courses of best action for safety and cost.
  • Welded [Type] materials using [Tool], continuously checking for safety and quality.
  • Used [Tool] to cut, contour and bevel metal and structural shapes to accurate dimensions.
  • Created safety guards, angle iron and square tubing.
  • Enhanced operations with timely component changing.
  • Strengthened workflow by accurately welding various connection types.
  • Assembled boiler parts and pressure vessels for structural use.
  • Assembled circuit boards via soldering small components onto boards and performed quality checks of completed work to verify assembly and soldering work.
  • Soldered together metal components using soldering iron to assemble or repair fabricated products on assembly line.
11/2005 to 04/2012
Forklift Operator Therma-Tru Denver, CO,
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Consistently met deadlines for loading trailers to meet departure deadlines.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Noted and recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
  • Weighed materials and recorded weights on tags, labels and production schedules.
  • Logged weight and destination production data in detailed daily logs for management review.
  • Documented all tally sheets, slot changes, shuttle transfers and other paperwork.
  • Operated forklift to transport goods throughout warehouse.
  • Transported, loaded, unloaded and stacked materials.
  • Loaded or unloaded shipments on trucks.
  • Transferred finished goods and products to holding and loading areas.
  • Picked and palletized orders to build delivery loads.
  • Moved pallets of merchandise using electric forklifts and electric pallets.
  • Loaded and unloaded product from flat beds and box trailers.
  • Stored material by moving to appropriate area in warehouse.
  • Moved goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Organized warehouse and arranged items following procedures and safety rules.
  • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Inspected forklift daily before operating, corrected low fluid levels and followed operating procedures, guidelines and safety rules.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Staged goods in loading dock area.
  • Moved bricks, tools and supplies with equipment such as forklifts and hand trucks.
  • Utilized correct and safe operating procedures when using equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks to load, unload and move materials.
  • Located, pulled and prepared orders.
  • Received, inspected and stocked incoming shipments.
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment to guarantee loads of exact quantity and product type.
  • Evaluated forklift daily for malfunctions and performed routine maintenance.
  • Transported merchandise loads or pallets using forklift.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Used equipment such as high reach trucks, pallet jacks and forklifts to safely move merchandise.
  • Moved levers and controls that operate lifting devices such as forklifts, lift beams and swivel-hooks, hoists and elevating platform, to load, unload, transport and stack material
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Completed shipping and receiving paperwork, adeptly used radio frequency scanner and cross-checked quantity, quality, labeling and addressing of orders to verify accuracy.
  • Operated stretch wrap machines, film roll up-enders and extended boom arm forklift equipment effectively and safely.
  • Assembled customer orders from stock and staged completed orders on pallets or shelves.
  • Packaged and prepared products and materials for shipment.
  • Followed daily servicing plan to perform routine checks on forklift equipment.
  • Operated forklifts, shelf pickers, motorized pallet jacks and tractors with zero mishaps causing property damage or personal injury.
  • Supplied production teams with materials and parts to meet demands.
  • Collaborated in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Boxed, labeled and added shrink wrapping to items.
10/2004 to 05/2005
Forklift Operator Therma-Tru Atlanta, GA,
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Consistently met deadlines for loading trailers to meet departure deadlines.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Noted and recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
  • Weighed materials and recorded weights on tags, labels and production schedules.
  • Logged weight and destination production data in detailed daily logs for management review.
  • Documented all tally sheets, slot changes, shuttle transfers and other paperwork.
  • Operated forklift to transport goods throughout warehouse.
  • Transported, loaded, unloaded and stacked materials.
  • Loaded or unloaded shipments on trucks.
  • Transferred finished goods and products to holding and loading areas.
  • Picked and palletized orders to build delivery loads.
  • Moved pallets of merchandise using electric forklifts and electric pallets.
  • Loaded and unloaded product from flat beds and box trailers.
  • Stored material by moving to appropriate area in warehouse.
  • Moved goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Organized warehouse and arranged items following procedures and safety rules.
  • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Inspected forklift daily before operating, corrected low fluid levels and followed operating procedures, guidelines and safety rules.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Staged goods in loading dock area.
  • Moved bricks, tools and supplies with equipment such as forklifts and hand trucks.
  • Utilized correct and safe operating procedures when using equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks to load, unload and move materials.
  • Located, pulled and prepared orders.
  • Used [Type] forklift to load trailers at warehouse.
  • Operated powered industrial trucks such as forklifts, cherry pickers and [Type] to move product around warehouse.
  • Received, inspected and stocked incoming shipments.
  • Pulled and prepared product for shipment to guarantee loads of exact quantity and product type.
  • Evaluated forklift daily for malfunctions and performed routine maintenance.
  • Transported merchandise loads or pallets using forklift.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Used equipment such as high reach trucks, pallet jacks and forklifts to safely move merchandise.
  • Moved levers and controls that operate lifting devices such as forklifts, lift beams and swivel-hooks, hoists and elevating platform, to load, unload, transport and stack material
Education and Training
Expected in
:
Myers Park High School - Charlotte, NC
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Myers Park High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Lead Forklift Operator
  • Forklift Operator
  • Production MIG Welder
  • Forklift Operator
  • Forklift Operator
Degrees